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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Daal Palak / Spinach Red gram Curry

  • Red gram / toor daal - ¼ cup
  • Spinach (chopped) - 2 cup
  • Onion (chopped) - 1 no
  • Tomato (chopped)-1 no
  • Green Chilly (slit)-2 nos
  • Garlic (crushed)- 2  pods
  • Chilly powder- ¼ tsp
  • Corriander Powder- ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida powder - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seed - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Red Chilly-2 nos
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

  • Cook the toor daal / red gram in water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Put mustard seeds, cumin seed and red chillies and allow to splutter.
  • Add onions, green chillies, crushed garlic and sauté till onion turns transparent.
  • Add tomatoes and sauté well.
  • Add red chilly powder, corriander powder, asafoetida powder and sauté for a minute.
  • Add spinach and cooked daal / red gram and mix well.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt into it .
  • Cover the pan and and let it cook.(no need to add water because the water in the cooked daal and from the spinach is enough to cook)
  • Turn off the stove when the curry becomes thick.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice / Chappathi.


  1. Daal Palak / Spinach Red gram Curry is the best desi dish and used for big dawats, even i made this for the perfect dawat dine in.

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